The coast around Kristiansand is perfect for recreational activities like fishing and sailing, while the nearby mountains offer plenty of opportunities for hiking.
The charming old town in Kristiansand, Posebyen, consists of white wooden houses. You can get a map of suggested walks at the tourist information in Kristiansand.
Take a a boat trip from Kristiansand through the inland waterway Blindleia to Lillesand. In the pretty little village of Lillesand you can stroll through narrow streets, giving you a feeling of days gone by and of the coastal culture.
Along the National Cycle Route 3 between Kristiansand and Kile there is a selection of cultural history, attractions and sights. If you have time, we recommend you stop and make detours from the main route.
The North Sea Road starts in Kristiansand in the south and follows idyllic roads along the coast up to Haugesund in the west. You can experience the entire 375-kilometer route or just drive parts of it, on two wheels or four - the choice is yours.
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Stroll around Kristiansand's old town, join a boat trip from Kristiansand through Blindleia to Lillesand or try a biking route.
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